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From Sandro Martini <sandro.mart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plans for 2.1 features
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:53:31 GMT
Hi Roger,
the list of features and fixes is really nice, I hope we'll be able to
finalise 2.1.0 release soon.

Thanks for all the hard work on it.

If someone need some feature, try to propose us.

Bye,
Sandro


2017-12-13 4:22 GMT+01:00 Roger Whitcomb <Roger.Whitcomb@actian.com>:
> Hi all,
>
>                 I’ve been busy making a bunch of changes to the Pivot
> “trunk” code hopefully in preparation for a new 2.1 release in the first
> part of 2018.  But, there are already a number of changes and enhancements
> that have been made to “trunk”, in addition to bug fixes, that are
> over-and-above what is in the 2.0.5 release.
>
>                 So, among the upcoming things for 2.1 are (with notes on the
> status):
>
> ·         Commons VFS file browser (need to update our cached lib to the
> release version and correct any problems)
>
> ·         IME support for direct input of Asian languages (note: TextArea
> still needs doing, TextInput and TextPane are done)
>
> ·         Move default styles into .json file for easy change of theme (just
> barely started, so not done yet) (enables the entire look & feel to be
> changed in just three .json files)
>
> ·         NumberRuler, Ruler new components (for headings) (Ruler is in
> demos/tutorials, but should be moved to mainline, NumberRuler is in my
> application and just needs porting)
>
> ·          Java 8 support/feature use, Nashorn fixes (still bugs – see
> PIVOT-994)
>
> ·         Default methods on some interfaces (note: should we change Adapter
> to default methods instead? This would be new)
>
> ·         Changes to Listener interfaces (internal – move the listener lists
> into the interfaces themselves)
>
> ·         Numerous bug fixes and internal improvements (param checking,
> etc.)
>
> ·         Improvements in “decode” methods for Insets, Dimensions, Point,
> Span, etc. (allow JSON lists, arrays, etc.)
>
> ·         Changes/fixes to selection logic in text fields (double- and
> triple-click, plus make selecting with arrows work like other apps) (in
> progress)
>
> ·         Ctrl-Tab navigation through TabPane
>
> ·         Better handling of uncaught exceptions in background threads
>
> ·         Full support for CSS3/X11 color names for all controls (like
> “AliceBlue”, “Chartreuse”, and “Goldenrod” for instance)
>
> ·         Multiple main window support (in our application, needs porting)
>
> ·         Add a circular gauge as a display-only control (again in our
> application, just needs porting)
>
> ·         Property Grid control (also in our code)
>
> ·         Support for console logging and debugging (started)
>
> ·         Support for logging using LOG4J2
>
> ·         Support for real Mac menus (easy)
>
>
>
> I have much more I’ve been thinking about, but I don’t have time to mention
> them all here.
>
>
>
>                 Hopefully this will whet your appetite as to what is coming
> up.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Roger Whitcomb
>
>
>
>

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